Employment opportunities will be posted as they occur. If you would like to have your resume on file at PACT for consideration for future openings, please send to HR, P.O. Box 231, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353 or email to hr@pactheadstart.com. Please include a cover letter stating the position(s) you are interested in. Resumes will be kept for consideration for one year from date of receipt.

PACT for West Central Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational services, activities, enrollments, or employment practices.

Use the contact form on this page to apply for these positions: Job Application Form

PACT for West Central IL is seeking applicants for the Site Supervisor position at our Center in Carthage, Illinois. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, year-round.  Benefits include 13 paid holidays, vacation days, personal leave, sick time, life insurance, and affordable health insurance. Must be able to meet DCFS requirements for Child Care Director.

A)  Must be 21 years of age or older, and

B)  Must have a minimum of associate degree in child development or early childhood education or equivalent (64 credit hours from an accredited college or university, with 21 semester hours in child development, early childhood education, or early childhood special education) and either a Level 1 Illinois Director’s Credential from Gateways to Opportunity or 3 points of credential approved training or 3 semester hours of college credit in administration, leadership, or management.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume, and transcripts to director@pactheadstart.com.  EOE

PACT for West Central Illinois is accepting resumes for a full-time Early Head Start Home-Based Teacher for the Hancock County (Carthage, IL) area. Must be 21 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, and have a valid driver’s license; and must be willing to obtain a Home-Based CDA Credential within 18 months of hire; or prefer a Home-Based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Pay starts at $14.85 per hour, with extra for college degree. Benefits include, paid holidays, vacation, sick days, personal leave, life insurance, and affordable health insurance. Mail, FAX, or E-mail letter of interest, resume, and transcripts to HR, P.O. Box 231, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353. FAX 217-773-3906. E-mail: hr@pactheadstart.com. EOE

PACT Head Start/WIU Child Care is seeking applicants for a Center Assistant for their Center located in Macomb, Illinois. This is a full-time position – 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round.  Benefits include 13 paid holidays, vacation days, personal leave, sick time, life insurance, and affordable health insurance. Must be able to meet DCFS requirements for Child Care Director.

A)  Must be 21 years of age or older, and

B)  Prefer 64 credit hours from an accredited college or university, with 21 in courses directly related to child care and/or child development from birth to age six; OR

C)  Sixty credit hours, with 6 credits in courses directly related to child care and/or child development from birth to age six; OR

D)  One year of experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center and 30 credit hours, with 6 in courses directly relate to child care and/or child development from birth to age six; OR

E)  Completion of a CDA credential, with 12 college credit hours in courses directly related to child care and/or child development from birth to age six, and 2 years of experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume, and transcripts to director@pactheadstart.com.  EOE

PACT for West Central Illinois is seeking a Licensed or Certified Mental Health Professional with expertise in serving young children and their families. The position is part-time and contractual, and requires a flexible schedule. Services are needed annually from mid-August to July 1st. The Consultant will operate in 3 to 4 counties of our eight county service area. Duties include observations of classrooms and socializations, consultation with staff and parents, participation in Family Support Plans, social-emotional based family workshops, and availability for families & staff in crisis. PACT is a not-for-profit agency which provides education, social services, and health services to children and families in Adams, Brown, Cass, Hancock, McDonough, Pike, Schuyler and Scott counties. Resumes may be e-mailed to hr@pactheadstart.com or mailed to HR at PACT for West Central IL, PO Box 231, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353.  EOE

PACT Head Start/WIU Child Care is seeking One-on-One Aides to work at the Center located at 320 W. University Drive in Macomb, Illinois. PACT will train. Call Joann Hurt, Macomb Site Supervisor, at 309-298-3143 for more information.  EOE

We are always looking for dependable workers, who love spending time with children, to work in a Substitute capacity. If you are interested in a Substitute position with PACT, or would like more information, contact the Site Supervisor at your local Center.

– Macomb at 320 University Drive, Macomb, IL Phone: 309-298-3143. Ask for Joann Hurt.

– Pittsfield at 1310 W. Washington Street, Pittsfield, IL Phone: 217-285-2234. Ask for Megan Evans.

– Camp Point at 2090 Highway 24, Camp Point, IL Phone: 217-593-6777. Ask for Kristin Ripperda.

– Carthage at 712 Center Street, Carthage, IL Phone: 217-357-6764. Ask for Elizabeth Adler.

– Beardstown at 909 W. 12th Street, Beardstown, IL Phone: 217-323-9422. Ask for Jamie Maloney.

PACT Head Start/WIU Child Care is accepting resumes for full-time Child Care Teachers for the Macomb Center. Need minimum of 60 credit hours with 6 in early childhood, one year experience working with young children, and ability to meet DCFS requirements. Pay starts at $12.52 per hour, with extra for college degree. Benefits include, paid holidays, vacation, sick days, personal leave, life insurance, and affordable health insurance. Mail, FAX, or E-mail letter of interest, resume, and transcripts to HR, P.O. Box 231, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353. FAX 217-773-3906. E-mail: hr@pactheadstart.com.